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Bonus Bulleit Boilmaker

The Boilermaker started out as a popular order among factory workers and coal miners, who’d end the backbreaking work days with a long-anticipated, well-deserved shot of whiskey next to a beer. Since then it’s evolved into one of the more versatile—and best—drinks there is. The Boilermaker can be high-brow, low-brow and every brow in between. This incredible version featuring Bulleit Bourbon and Guinness Draught takes a little effort, but, trust us, it’s well worth it. This is a holiday, after all.

The Essentials

Bulleit Bourbon
Guinness Draught
fresh lemon juice
The Details
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.75 oz Bulleit Bourbon
6 oz Guinness Draught
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp ginger juice
.25 oz honey syrup (2:1 honey-hot water)
1 dash Angostura Bitters
1 cinnamon stick, grated for garnish
Orange twist


  • Express a two-inch long orange twist into a shaking tin to extract oils and drop the twist in the shaker.
  • Add Bulleit Bourbon, lemon juice, ginger juice, honey syrup, bitters, and ice. Shake to chill and combine, then strain into a shot glass.
  • Dust the top of the shot with grated cinnamon.
  • Enjoy the shot side-by-side with your Guinness draught.
  • Serving size: 2

Please drink responsibly. BULLEIT Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. 45% Alc/Vol. The Bulleit Distilling Co.,
Louisville, KY. GUINNESS Draught Stout. Imported by Diageo Beer Company USA., Norwalk, CT.